how to make a public profile on snapchat on Android & IOS?

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Do you want to create a public profile on Snapchat? If yes then in this post I am going to tell you how to create, manage and delete a Snapchat Public Account.

Quick Answer

To make a public profile on Snapchat, open Snapchat -> tap your Avatar icon -> tap three horizontal dots menu next to the add to spotlight -> tap create a public profile -> tap continue -> tap Get Started -> once the popup menu appears, tap create.

What Is Snapchat’s Public Profile?

Snapchat public profile is like Instagram public profile where anyone can see your profile and content. Public profile is essential for those who want to be social media influencers and want to showcase their creativity to a wider range of Snapchat audiences.

By switching your account to public your account will be visible to everyone, not just your friends. As well as your profile will show a subscribe button which will allow the other users to subscribe to your profile.

Snapchat subscribing is like Instagram following so whenever you will publish new content on your Snapchat public profile, it will be shown to all of your subscriber’s feeds.

Having a public profile also lets you access some more “ unique set of profile features” to be more creative and increase your fan base.


Who Can Make a Public Profile? Requirements

  • Your age should be at least 18 years or older.
  • Your Snapchat account should be more than 24 hours old.
  • You must have 1 bi-directional friend, which means you and your friend have sent each other a friend request and accepted it.
  • You must adhere to Snapchat’s Community Guidelines.

How to Get a Public Profile on Snapchat?

  • Open Snapchat.
  • Tap your Avatar icon from the top left corner.
  • Tap three horizontal dots menu next to the add to spotlight.
  • Once the popup menu appears, tap create a public profile.
  • Tap continue.
  • Tap Get Started.
  • Once the popup menu appears, tap create.
  • You are Done.

How To See Your Public Profile?

  • Open Snapchat.
  • Tap your Avatar icon from the top left corner.
  • Go to the public profile section.
  • Tap My Pubic Profile.

How to Delete Snapchat Public Profile?

  • Open Snapchat.
  • Tap your Avatar icon from the top left corner.
  • Go to the public profile section.
  • Tap My Public Profile.
  • Tap the Settings icon (Gear Icon) from the top right corner.
  • From the bottom of the screen tap Delete Public Profile.
  • Tap Delete to confirm.

FAQS | Frequently Asked Questions

Why Are Your Snapchat Accounts Not Eligible For A Public Profile?

When the company first launched the public profile feature, it was just limited to the verified creators. But now, everyone can create a public profile. Your account just follows some basic requirements such as your age should be at least 18 or older, your account should be 24 hours old, and you must have at least one bi-directional friend (meaning you’ve both accepted each other), etc.

Is It Possible For Everyone To Create A Public Profile?

As of now the Snapchat public profile is not limited to the verified creators and everyone can create a public profile if your account just follows some basic requirements such as your age should least 18 or older, your account should be 24 hours old, and you must have least one bi-directional friend (meaning you both have accepted each other).

Can someone see if I view their public profile on Snapchat?.

No, if you view someone’s public profile, they can’t find out about you. if you access someone’s public profile to find out about their subscribers, stories, lenses, etc, then the user will not be notified. Or even there is no other way for the user to find who has seen his/her profile.

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Rahul Choudhary

A Digital Marketer by profession and a passionate traveller. Technology has been always my first interest, so I consistently look for new updates in tech to explore, and also has expertise in WordPress.